Overall: 4 x 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 10.2 x 4.1 x 4.1 cm )
Carved wooden owl on low, roughly square base; painted brown with spots of yellow.
Black, Mary C., "Make believe and make do: American children's toys," Antiques, December 1962, pp. 620-623.
Christensen, Erwin O., The Index of American Design. New York, Macmillan, 1950, pp. 135-137.
Flower, Milton E., "Aaron Mountz, Primitive Woodcarver," Antiques, June 1960, pp. 586-587.
Flower, Milton E., "Wilhelm Schimmel and Aaron Mountz wood carvers," [exhibition catalog], Williamsburg, Va. : Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection, 1965.
Lichten, Frances. Folk Art of Rural Pennsylvania. New York, C. Scribner's sons; London, C. Scribner's sons, ltd., 1946. p. 115.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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